Antonio Silveira Escobar 91, of Nevada Ave, Rumford passed away on Thursday, November 20, 2014 at his home. He was the husband of Eduina Amelia( Peres) Escobar. Born in Cedros, Faial, Acores, he was the son of the late Jose Silveira Escobar and Filomena Emelia (Lacerda) Escobar. Mr. Escobar was a supervisor at New England Linen Supply before retiring, he previously worked as a braider operator at Rhode Island Textile . Besides his wife, he leaves four daughters, Maria Conceicao Fernandes and her husband Alberto of East Providence, Maria Eduina Goncalves and her husband Carlos of East Providence, Maria Albertina Fernandes and her husband Jose of Faial, Maria Natalia Gomes and her husband Luis of East Providence, two sons, Domingos Escobar and his wife Judite of Cumberland, Jose Antonio Escobar and his wife Adelaide of Pawtucket, two sisters, Filomena Pereira of Lincoln, Lurdes Barreiros of Lincoln, one brother, Domingos S. Escobar of Faial, 17 grandchildren and 12 great grandchildren. He was the father of the late Jose Peres Escobar and the brother of the late Maria Lacerda, Ana Furtado, Rosa Silveira, Manuel Escobar, Jose Escobar and Eduino Escobar. His funeral will be held on Monday at 9:00 AM from the PERRY-MCSTAY FUNERAL HOME, 2555 Pawtucket Avenue, East Providence, with a Mass of Christian Burial at 10:00 AM in St. Francis Xavier Church, North Carpenter Street. Burial will be in Mt. St. Mary’s Cemetery. Calling hours Sunday 5-8.